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  1. Judith Thompson (print)

    Judith Thompson (print)

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    Volume 3 in the series Critical Perspectives on Canadian Theatre in English
    "This book publishes what I take to be a representative sampling—by no means complete—of critical writings about [Judith Thompson's] plays, covering what might be regarded as the dominant critical tradition on her work, together with some new and exciting initiatives by younger scholars that respond to new (and exciting) directions in Thompson's own work." —from the introduction Learn More
  2. George F. Walker (print)

    George F. Walker (print)

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    Volume 5 in the series Critical Perspectives on Canadian Theatre in English

    "This volume attempts to bring together a representative selection of the scholarly articles with excerpts from one of the academic theses and three of the many illuminating interviews that Walker has given over the years, interviews in which he repeatedly reveals his own struggles to come to terms with his work and his reception." —from the introduction Learn More
  3. Feminist Theatre and Performance (print)

    Feminist Theatre and Performance (print)

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    Volume 4 in the series Critical Perspectives on Canadian Theatre in English.

    "This book collects critical perspectives on feminist theatre in Canada. For me, this volumes brings together artists and critics in an active demonstration of at least some of the strategies we have used over these last thirty years to spur dialogue, to nourish each other's feminisms, to celebrate women's theatre and performance, and I hope, to foster one site where cultural change can happen." —from the introduction Learn More
  4. Environmental and Site-Specific Theatre (print)

    Environmental and Site-Specific Theatre (print)

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    Volume 8 in the series Critical Perspectives on Canadian Theatre in English.

    "in every site-specific or environmental theatre project, the artist must spend a lot of time walking around experiencing the site; trying to gain some insight into its inhabitants, its workings, its reality, but also trying to imagine how it might possess a life not yet realized. ...a way of being in the world and bringing to bear a social, political, and historical consciousness upon our navigations through and experiences of lived space." —from the introduction Learn More
  5. Design and Scenography (print)

    Design and Scenography (print)

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    Volume 15 in the series Critical Perspectives on Canadian Theatre in English

    “In this volume several broad areas of concern may be discerned. A main one is the kinds of understanding and modes of collaboration between creative artists… Another is, of course, the exploration of approaches to design for theatrical presentation or performance by individual designers working in their designated fields. Then there is the more specifically Canadian preoccupation with designing with an awareness of cultural and regional diversity…” —from the introduction Learn More
  6. Community Engaged Theatre (print)

    Community Engaged Theatre (print)

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    Volume 19 in the series Critical Perspectives on Canadian Theatre in English

    This collection of new and previously published writing presents artists and scholars exploring neighbourhood, aesthetics, politics, and social change in English Canada. These essays include in-depth analysis of the community play in Canada, storytelling in law and critical pedagogy, the politics of negotiating community, and glimpses into projects ranging from inside Matsqui Penitentiary to Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, a Toronto mental-health care facility to under the Bathurst Street Bridge, from Caravan’s BC woods to inside a Newfoundland mine. Learn More
  7. Collective Creation, Collaboration and Devising (print)

    Collective Creation, Collaboration and Devising (print)

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    Volume 12 in the series Critical Perspectives on Canadian Theatre in English
    “As the essays in this collection illustrate, the proximate positioning of concepts can be as illuminating as that of living bodies in performance. Inserting a fresh consideration of collaboration between the easily conflated terms collective creation and devising calls for a reconsideration of all three concepts, in isolation and in conversation, in abstract idealization and in concrete historical applications.” —from the introduction Learn More
  8. Canadian Shakespeare (print)

    Canadian Shakespeare (print)

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    Volume 18 in the series Critical Perspectives on Canadian Theatre in English

    "Shakespeare adaptation and adaptation theory is an active and influential area of Canadian Shakespeare studies... Canadian adaptations of the Bard may typically be affectionate; by and large (and is this not obvious?) we seem to really like Shakespeare. As a Canadianist who wandered into Shakespeare Studies via Canlit, I am grateful for what Canadian writers and dramaturges have been doing with Shakespeare... I am equally grateful for those things that Shakespeare has been doing for us. —from the introduction by Susan Knutson Learn More
  9. African-Canadian Theatre (print)

    African-Canadian Theatre (print)

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    Volume 2 in the series Critical Perspectives on Canadian Theatre in English

    "From theatre and performance history to dramaturgical form, from cultural memory to post-colonial (re)enactments, and from diasporic aesthetics to acts of sexual reclamation, these essays address a number of important thematic and performance concerns." —from the introduction Learn More
  10. Aboriginal Drama and Theatre (print)

    Aboriginal Drama and Theatre (print)

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    Volume 1 in the series Critical Perspectives on Canadian Theatre in English

    "There is much to discuss, and this collection marks only a beginning in the process of watching, studying, and understanding the complexity and liberative possibilities of Aboriginal drama and theatre in Canada." —from the introduction Learn More

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